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post #1 of 9
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Just bought a msi c43 b3 mobo along with i5 2500k

plugged in the 24 pin + 8 pin onto mobo from psu and connected the power sw from case onto mobo, pressed the power button on the case and nothing happens...

should i be worried? first time dealing with msi, usually asus has onboard on/reset switch and lights up

the psu is working fine on another comp

so its either faulty mobo or case wires broken?
Edited by lazi punk - 7/18/11 at 3:44pm
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post #2 of 9
Make sure every power cabel is plugged in correctly and is making good electric contact and also see if the power button cables are connected correctly on the motherboard,check your manual.
    
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post #3 of 9
Hmm, if you are new to building, I highly suggest reading the manual and as posted above going through and double checking that everything is plugged in correctly, it is very hard to tell what could be wrong other than that at this stage...

EDIT: also double check that your panel headers (the cables for your power button, reset switch etc) are plugged in correctly. This is also explained in your manual.
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post #4 of 9
If none of your fans come on, then you hooked the switch up wrong. If your fans do come on, but no POST, then you probably have either a grounded out motherboard or its DOA.
    
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post #5 of 9
try to power up the computer using the on board pins, take a screw driver and put it on the power pins.
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post #6 of 9
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anyway to turn on the computer without the front panel power button?
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post #7 of 9
make sure the switch on the back of the power supply is on I not 0
post #8 of 9
touch your keys to the place where the connector to the front panel power button goes, this should turn on the board as if you pressed power
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post #9 of 9
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just to clarify, if the power sw from the case is not connected to the right spot on the mobo, it wont power up right? OR as along as its getting power, the button should work?
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